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    • Concrete privacy in the Madmen era

    • 2013
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Originally found in high architectural designs, screen walls made of pierced, decorative concrete masonry units became ubiquitous across the American suburban landscape by the Atomic Age (1950s-1960s). This brief examines the history, application,...
    • Two bucked customs before sit-ins

    • 1985-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1, 1985 article published in Greensboro News & Record, staff writer Jim Schlosser reports on one of two downtown Greensboro businesses that were already integrated before the 1960 Woolworth lunch counter sit-ins. White entrepreneur...
    • [Polio patient with blocks]

    • 1950-01-19
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • January 19, 1950. 10 a.m. Photograph taken on behalf of the March of Dimes. Shows a child likely at the Central Carolina Convalescent Hospital, also known as the polio hospital, in Greensboro, which served the central North Carolina region. This...
    • [Contribution to polio hospital from motorcycle club]

    • 1948
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • 1948. Eleven men standing behind five motorcyles. One man in a suit is handing a check to a man wearing a tie, while all the other men are dressed casually. The negative sleeve indicates this was a motorcycle club presenting money to help build a...
    • The cricket on the hearth : a fairy tale of home [binding]

    • 1899
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Brownish-yellow leather; five panels ruled in brown, central panel has kettle in fire, smoking, top panel has five toy soldiers, lower panel has two elephants, two giraffes, and two deer on blocks all with brown background, panels between center...
    • Jack Spratt : other rhymes

    • 1870
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • [8] p. : ill. ; 13 cm. Cover title. Other eds. published under title: Jack Spratt. Date of publication from Dawson's Catalogue 458, Original wood blocks from the archives of McLoughlin Brothers, Publishers, #175. Printed and illustrated wrappers;...

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